From a wristband that replaces passwords to a device that helps you read on the treadmill, these wearable tech gadgets break new ground. See what they can do for you.
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You probably don't think much about your socks, but Heapsylon does. The company's smart socks let you know when you're too sedentary, when your walking or running form breaks down, and how you're doing on your fitness goals.
The sensor-filled socks send pressure data to an ankle device, which uploads data wirelessly through your computer or smartphone. Features include a cadence metronome, a foot-landing gauge, a stride analyzer and social sharing. You can preorder the anklet, app and pair of socks for $149.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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